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    GOP senators criticize Trump for congratulating Putin on win
    Mar21

    GOP senators criticize Trump for congratulating Putin on win

    File – US President Donald Trump, right, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday, July 7, 2017. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his re-election, drawing bruising criticism from members of his own party, including a...

    President, Qatar to supply Ukraine with liquified natural gas
    Mar21

    President, Qatar to supply Ukraine with liquified natural gas

    Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko discussed with Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani bilateral cooperation between their countries, including ways to supply Ukraine with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). “We agreed that Qatar is ready to provide liquefied gas to us,” Poroshenko said on Monday during his official visit to Qatar. A...

    Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm’s CEO suspended
    Mar21

    Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm’s CEO suspended

    Cambridge Analytica (CA) Alexander Nix, leaves the offices in central London, Tuesday March 20, 2018. Photo: AP LONDON: The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook...

    Almost 3,000 foreign pensioners enjoy free rides in Riga transport before official retirement age in Latvia
    Mar21

    Almost 3,000 foreign pensioners enjoy free rides in Riga transport before official retirement age in Latvia

    In total, 4,916 retired citizens of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus living in Latvia, including 2,997 pensioners who have not yet reached the official retirement age in Latvia, can enjoy free rides in Riga public transport, Rigas Satiksme municipal transport company’s spokeswoman Baiba Bartasevica told LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Are you ready for the World Cup of shame?
    Mar21

    Are you ready for the World Cup of shame?

    NEW YORK — There is a reason why autocrats aggressively seek to host mega sporting events. They offer publicity and a veneer of respectability — two things Russia is desperately in the market for. In less than a hundred days, Russia will host the FIFA World Cup, the most watched sporting event in the world. But as thousands of supporters descend...

    Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards
    Mar21

    Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards

    MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his re-election, as the leaders raised the prospect of a summit in the near future — while sidestepping both the issue of election meddling and a spy attack that has rocked Moscow’s relations with the West. Trump told reporters at the White House he had spoken with...

    Trump congratulated Putin after advisers wrote “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on his briefing materials
    Mar21

    Trump congratulated Putin after advisers wrote “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on his briefing materials

    President Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on winning the Russian election, despite national security advisers writing “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on the briefing materials, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Trump not only ignored these instructions, the paper reports, but also ignored advice to bring up the nerve...

    Putin, Trump want better ties, planning summit
    Mar21

    Putin, Trump want better ties, planning summit

    MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed holding a possible summit as the American leader congratulated the Russian President on his re-election. “I had a call with President Putin and congratulated him on his electoral victory,” Trump said, two days after Putin’s re-election. “The call had...

    Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm’s CEO Suspended
    Mar21

    Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm’s CEO Suspended

    A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data of social-media users has been used improperly to influence elections. The request comes amid allegations that a data-mining firm based in the U.K. used information from more...

    We Now Know How Russia’s New Avangard Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapon Will Launch
    Mar21

    We Now Know How Russia’s New Avangard Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapon Will Launch

    Dave Majumdar Security, Everything we know so far. Russia will apparently use surplus UR-100UTTKh (NATO: SS-19 Stiletto) and the RS-28 Sarmat liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) as the launch vehicle for its Avangard hypersonic boost-glide weapon. The new weapons will initially be deployed onboard UR-100UTTKn missiles that...